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    Abby Gambrell Shadow Visit Page

    Abby Gambrell's Shadow Visit Page
    Hometown: Portsmouth, RI
    Class Year: 2024
    Programs of Study: Engineering (Civil Specialization) / Mathematics (minor) 
    Campus Involvement: Honors Program, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of Woman Engineers, Engineers Without Borders, Dance Team

     Please refer to Abby's course schedule and upcoming availability below to select your desired experience. 

    Monday Shadow Visit Experience:
    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm: ENGR 417 - Foundation Design

    Foundation design involves the design of the structural elements interfacing with the ground to provide satisfactory support. This course explores different aspects of foundation design and expands on the knowledge gained in soil mechanics. Principal topics covered within this course include subsurface exploration, as well as analysis and design of shallow foundations, deep foundations, and earth retaining structures.

    Thursday Shadow Visit Experience:
    11:00 am - 12:15 pm: ENGR 420 - Transportation Engineering

    This course provides students with an introduction to the principles of transportation engineering with a focus on highway engineering and traffic analysis. Areas covered include: vertical and horizontal alignment, curve fundamentals and design, principles and design of flexible and rigid pavement, binder grading systems, traffic flow theory, queuing theory, and simulation for traffic modeling.
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